German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier (left) and his wife Elke Buedenbender (right) with President Michael D. Higgins  and his wife Sabina  before a gala dinner in Berlin. Photograph: Hayoung Jeon/EPA

As President Michael D Higgins ends his three-day visit to Germany on Friday) in Frankfurt, continental Europe’s banking capital, Irish and German off(...)

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